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Living Healthy with Diabetes

As people get older, their risk for type 2 diabetes increases. In fact, in the United States about 1 in 4 people over the age of 60 have diabetes.

If you already have diabetes, you may find that you need to adjust how you manage your condition as the years go by.

The illustration below provides information to help you take care of your diabetes over the long term, so that you can avoid or delay complications and live a long, happy and active life. 

Type 2 Diabetes Statistics Infographic

by Healthline.
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